My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“I'm a firm believer in getting students out of the classroom and into experiences in nature. If students get out of their element, in a new place that stimulates their senses, that's where the best learning happens.”
Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Nick Baer

175th Celebration

In 2012 the college celebrated 175 years as an institution of teaching and learning. Visit the 175th website for more information and to view photos of the events.

Soft Rush Juncus effusus
Rush Junacaceae family

Flower emerges from one point on the side of the stem.

Form: A hollow stem, pointy at the top, with a delicate flower about half-way up the stem. This rush tends to grow in clumps.
16" - 7' tall.

Ecology Native. Perennial.

Habitat: Very common in wet places.

NWI status: FACW+

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